Archive | July 2016

Jet Blue Announces First Scheduled Flight to Cuba

JetBlue today announced it will launch first schedules flights to Cuba on August 31, 2016.

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A New Luxury Hotel in Martinique: French Coco – Caribbean Journal

Following the debut of the new boutique Hotel Simon in Fort-de-France earlier this year, another property has opened its doors in Martinique: French Coco.

Source: A New Luxury Hotel in Martinique: French Coco – Caribbean Journal

Day 7.  Helsinki Rocks !

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A sunny day in the capital so our first stop this morning was to the Helsinki University Botanical Garden in Kaisaniemi not far from the city’s Central Railway Station. Since our last visit two years ago the gardens have been undergoing a large rebuilding programme which is yet to be completed. I was surprised how different the garden layout is but I’m confident it will look beautiful when it’s finished. In the meantime some flowerbeds are covered with black polythene so we will need to make a return visit next year to view it at its best.

The Palm House The large tropical palm house with its ornate glass roof was built in 1889 and contains specimen plants from around the world. It’s free to visit the gardens but if you wish to view the glass houses an admission is payable except for the first Friday of each month. The…

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This entry was posted on July 29, 2016, in Travel.

Britain’s 13 Most Magical Harry Potter Sites | Fodor’s Travel

From the rocky shores of Scotland to Oxford University, here are 18 places in Britain where Harry Potter comes to life.

Source: Britain’s 13 Most Magical Harry Potter Sites | Fodor’s Travel

World’s 18 Best Water Parks | Fodor’s Travel

From the world’s tallest slide that propels riders at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour to an extreme human cannonball water rocket, the world’s best water park attractions pull out all the stops in hopes of making a splash.

Source: World’s 18 Best Water Parks | Fodor’s Travel

Seven Great Boutique Hotels in Jamaica – Caribbean Journal

There are so many great small hotels to choose from, whether in Kingston or the countryside. Here are six great Boutique Hotels in Jamaica.

Source: Seven Great Boutique Hotels in Jamaica – Caribbean Journal

A New Adults-Only Hotel Is Coming to Jamaica – Caribbean Journal

Fast-growing all-inclusive giant Riu has announced the planned debut of the new Riu Reggae resort, slated to open in Montego Bay, Jamaica in November.Riu2

Source: A New Adults-Only Hotel Is Coming to Jamaica – Caribbean Journal

10 Best U.S. Airports for Travel with Kids | Fodor’s Travel

From watching brightly colored sea creatures at the aquarium to climbing on mock airplanes, there’s no shortage of kid-friendly activities at these airports.

Source: 10 Best U.S. Airports for Travel with Kids | Fodor’s Travel